Good Stock On The Dimension Floor : An Opera

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Good Stock On The Dimension Floor: An Opera

jazz opera black lgbt electronic music african community afrofuturism queer black perspective anti-racism

Good Stock On The Dimension Floor : An Opera

Release Date: March 07, 2014

Year    :   2014
Slogan    :   «'What happens to the Black body when it is haunted by "a Blackness" outside of it?'»
Genres    :   Music
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Director    :   HOWDOYOUSAYYAMINAFRICAN?
Producers    :   Luvinsky Atche, Dawn Lundy Martin, Richie Adomako, Mark Anglin, Nafiz Azad, Molly Caldwell, Slava Faybysh, C. Finley, Dominika Ksel, Clynton Lowry, Tei Okamoto, Anthony Richardson, Andre Philip Springer, Oskar Tarplee, Tamara Weber, Christa Bell, Mitch McEwen, Annie Seaton, Lisa Teasley
Writers    :   Dawn Lundy Martin
RunTime    :   58 mins.

A collectively made filmic opera in 35 parts. The Black and predominantly queer art collective, an evolving line up of poets and artists from across the world, abstracts and reimagines opera in any traditional conception. Set to hip-hop, blues, noise, R&B and electronica, the piece uses the voice (chanting, singing, screaming; written by poet and activist Dawn Lundy Martin) as its primary tool, verbalising centuries of alienation, vulnerability and protest in the global African diaspora through its disruptive libretto.


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